Silent fjord cruise on electric schooner Opal
Experience the magnificent Kaldfjord onboard the award winning electric sailing ship, Opal. Sail among snow-covered mountains that rise more than 1000 meters from the sea. Look for whales and wild eagles, or simply enjoy the wonderful polar daylight.
Go sailing on board one of the most animal and environmentally friendly and silent sightseeing vessels in the world. The beautiful traditional two-mast schooner Opal is spacious inside and out, silent and comfortable and stable way of travelling. if we encounter whales, we may use the Hydrophone to catch their song.
If the weather allows it you can take part in hoisting the sails, try the fishing gear or just enjoy a wonderful day out at sea.
Schooner Opal was restored as a traditional two-mast schooner from the remains of an old oak fishing boat. In 2015 she was retro-fitted with an electric engine. Combining this traditional mode of transport with new technology, and magnificent wildlife gives you an experience you will never forget.
Our crew is highly skilled and professional with extensive knowledge about the arctic wildlife. If we encounter whales we follow the strict Whale Watching Guidelines developed by Visit Tromsø
This trip takes you sailing out of the beautiful Kaldfjorden.
Don’t forget to bring a camera, warm footwear, hat and gloves.About Opal